October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Editorials

Can’t we all just work together?

Other Voices

I’ve made no secret in this space of my desire for more civility in politics and in life. More...

Need to ask why this time

Mumbles

I often remind myself not to ask “why” when faced with a disrupting challenge. I learned long ago that God will answer when you ask why. But, he does it at the time of his choosing.  There you go again, asking why! More...

Trump’s tax cut: ‘Show me the money’

Other Voices

Donald Trump’s latest tax-cut plan would be a steroid injection for the U.S. economy. Bravo to the White House and congressional leaders for packaging the biggest pro-growth tax cut since Ronald Reagan.  More...

New Bank of Early building open for inspection

From our Files News from the past

10 YEARS AGO  Oct. 3, 2007   KIDS were busy in the Pumpkin Patch this week picking out their pumpkins for jack-olanterns and Halloween decorations. The Pumpkin Patch is an annual fundraiser for Camp E-Tu-Nake and the library.  More...

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All That’s Fit to Print

I think this week marks this newspaper’s 159th year of operation. I could be wrong, but maybe close to the right date. More...

You can count me out

Before the last game of the 2016 NFL preseason, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick decided to kneel during the National Anthem. More...

Preparing the breakfast of champions

The late Nick Hyder used to open his practices as Valdosta High’s head football coach with a lecture.  But his 20-to-40 minute sermon to his Wildcats would rarely be about proper tackling technique, blocking tips, or that Friday’s op More...